Tech infrastructure firm icolo.io installs a hybrid solar system in Kenya

KENYA – African technology infrastructure company icolo.io, has announced an introduction of their hybrid solar products in the Kenyan market. Currently, Kenya’s energy grid is more than 75 per cent renewable, making it one of the most renewable grids in the world and icolo.io continues its commitment to the sustainability of the  industry with the implementation of solar energy systems at their Nairobi and Mombasa data centres. “One of our greatest natural resources in Africa is the sun and our investment in solar is a strategic part of our global…

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Temasek and Blackrock partner to invest US$600m in reduction of carbon emissions

GLOBAL – Temasek Holdings, the Singapore state investor and asset manager BlackRock have announced a team up to invest in private companies that use technology to reduce carbon emissions. The partnership, referred to as Decarbonization Partners, will launch a series of late-stage venture capital and early growth private equity investment funds, the two companies said in a statement. Temasek and BlackRock plan to commit a combined US$600 million in initial capital to invest across the funds, which would also raise money from third-party investors. The first fund has a target…

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